Olympos To Cappadocia 3 day tour (Option 3 C)
A brilliant 2 day tour, exploring the region of Cappadocia. Take the north and South Tour with some amazing optional extras, after visiting fascinating icons such as Avanos town, Monks Valley, and Open Air Museum you will take a flight on to Istanbul.
Domestic flight from Antalya to Cappadocia
Domestic flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul
Today you will fly from Antalya Airport to the airport in the Cappadocia Region.
Important: Travel to Antalya airport is not included. Private transfers and public buses from Olympos can be booked with us.
Overnight in Cappadocia
Today you will be enjoying the North Cappadocia Tour.
Optional: Cappadocia Balloon Flight. Start your day before sunrise, taking off in the pre-dawn light, one about you can enjoy daybreak as you float above this landscape. This will cost extra.
North Cappadocia Tour
Rose Valley is a dazzling valley with the unusual rocky landscape with stunning churches carved right into the cliff face for you to visit as you make your way through. Cavusin, a small town in the Cappadocia region with many carved dwellings on the side of a hill it is a fascinating place to explore, with St Johns Church it is one of the oldest and amazingly preserved buildings. Monks Valley gained its name from the collection of homes carved out of the cliffs and into the fairies chimneys that the monks who followed St Simon’s lead of living in this peaceful and beautiful region.
Avanos is a town that resides on a river that sedately flows through the region. Throughout the town, traditional pottery workshops can be found that still, hand make pottery using the clay that is found in the river that the town is built on. This town has been producing pottery since the Hittite Empire. Uchisar is a visual and historical wonder, with a collection of ancient buildings some freestanding and others carved into the rock. Goreme Open Air Museum offers an intriguing look into the history of the region with examples collected here and preserved in the region they were found. Devrent Valley is a peaceful end to this tour, a quiet natural valley that never saw human inhabit the area, allowing for nature to flourish.
Optional: Cappadocia ATV/Quad Safari. Take a drive to less busy destinations getting unique views while enjoying a thrilling time.
Optional: Cappadocia Turkish Night. Enjoy an evening of traditional Turkish entertainments, while also trying a selection of Turkish foods. Traditional Mezes served with fresh bread, cooked lamb and classic Kebabs.
Today you will take the South Cappadocia tour.
The South Cappadocia tour is a fascinating look into alternate sites, offering as much beauty and curious history to experience. Uchisar Castle Panorama is a breathtaking vista displaying the landscape all around from atop this fortress partially carved into the rock. Kaymakli Underground City was the home to a population that found themselves between two large cultures that often fought. To protect themselves then carved homes, storage, corridors, and even stables in some sections as a place to retreat should they need.
Meskendir Valley with bright rock faces and unusual rock formations it is described as having a moon like appearance as you explore you will find churches carved into the cliffs. Cavusin Valley is one of the oldest settlements, the Church of St John stands above with a commanding view of the region.
Following your tour, you will be taken back to the airport where you will continue to Istanbul.
STANDARD: Standard style accommodation in Turkey is your where
you will find basic style guesthouses and/or hostels that have a variety of
private rooms and some dorm rooms. The rooms will be clean but basic with no
extras found within. Most standard style accommodation options would be 1-2
Type of accommodations at this range: Guesthouse, Boutique guesthouse, Hostels, 1* and 2* Hotels.
TOP END: Top End style accommodation in Turkey is where you will find 3-5 star equivalent. Here you will get a mix of larger style hotel rooms to smaller boutique places that will have clean, comfortable rooms with a little extra.
Type of accommodations at this range: Boutique Hotels, 3*, 4* and 5* Hotels.
PREMIUM: Premium Luxury accommodation in Turkey is your 5 star and similar hotels. This can include your large chain hotels and you will also find a variety of smaller locally run Luxury Boutique places that are full of charm and worth the extra dollar.
Type of accommodations at this range: Premium Boutique +4* and +5* Hotels.